THE 3rd annual SEATTLE

BLACK PANTHER FILM FESTIVAL

MARCH 2-5, 2020

The Seattle Chapter of the Black Panther Party celebrated the 50th Anniversary of its founding in 2018 with a yearlong schedule of events around the theme of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.


This year, the committee is hosting its 3 d Film Festival in support of the United African Alliance Community Center (UAACC) in the village of Imbaseni, Tanzania founded by former Panthers Pete and Charlotte “Mama C” O’Neal. The UAACC is a center focusing on healing the community by providing a diverse array of free art, music, film and other classes to members of the community and is entirely run by local Tanzanians.


The BPP 3rd Film Festival is part of the 24th Anniversary of the UAACC HEAL the COMMUNITY Spring TOUR 2020 in the United States and will feature Charlotte Hill O’Neal, aka Mama C, writer/poet, visual artist, musician, healer, longtime community activist and Director of UAACC based in Tanzania, East Africa.

 

The BPP 3rd Film Festival will have a Kick Off Event on Monday March 2nd, 2020 from 7:30p – 9:30p at Arc Lodge Cinema in Colombia City featuring a performance by Mama C with selections from her latest CD followed by 2 films, WAREJEAJI: Those Who Have Returned and
Mama C – Urban Warrior. On March 4th and 5th 2020 from 7:30 -9:30p The BPP 3rd Film Festival continues at the North West Film Forum at 1515 12th Ave.

MON, MAR 2

KICKOFF EVENT:

ARK LODGE CINEMA

7:30P - 9:30p • 4816 Rainier Ave S

LIVE PERFORMANCE

Mama C

Performing selections from her latest album and providing commentary on the films

FILM

WAREJEAJI: Those Who Have Returned

FILM
Mama C – Urban Warrior

$8 Brown Paper Tickets • $10 door

WED, MAR 4

FILM FESTIVAL: NORTHWEST FILM FORUM

7:30P - 9:30p • 1515 12th Ave

FILM

Harlem to Kilimanjaro

FILM

Mama C – Urban Warrior


FILM
WAREJEAJI: Those Who Have Returned

Tickets: Sliding scale $5  • $10 • $15 on sale at Brown Paper Tickets

THU, MAR 5

FILM FESTIVAL: NORTHWEST FILM FORUM

7:30p - 9:30p • 1515 12th Ave

FILM

Legacy: Spirit of the Panthers

FILM

A Panther in Africa

Tickets: Sliding scale $5  • $10 • $15 on sale at Brown Paper Tickets

2017 by Black Panther Party Seattle Chapter

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This project is funded in part by a Neighborhood Matching Fund award from Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

Additional support provided by:   Washington Hall, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, LANGSTON, Carolyn Downs Family Medical Center, CD Forum, Hidmo Cypher, 206 Zulu, Northwest African American Museum, King County Councilman Larry Gossett, Bruce Harrell, NW Film Forum

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